dermatous

-dermatous

a combining form meaning “skinned,” “possessing skin,” used to form compound words in which the initial element specifies the type of skin: xerodermatous.
Compare -derm.


Origin:
< Greek -dermatos, adj. derivative of dérma, stem dermat- skin; see -ous

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-dermatous suff.
Having a specified kind of skin: sclerodermatous.

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